Help Spread Former President Obama's Message About Libraries!

Click to share his message on social media and spread the word about the importance of the First Amendment and libraries.

Former President Obama wrote an excellent open letter on Medium where he spoke up on behalf of libraries and "thanked librarians across the country for everything they’re doing to protect our freedom to read."

You can read the full letter here.

You can also help us spread this message across the country by clicking to share on Twitter or reposting on Threads!

"In any democracy, the free exchange of ideas is an important part of making sure that citizens are informed, engaged and feel like their perspectives matter." -@BarackObama Click to share on Twitter or repost on Threads

"the First Amendment of our Constitution states that freedom begins with our capacity to share and access ideas — even, and maybe especially, the ones we disagree with."  -@BarackObama Click to share on Twitter or repost on Threads


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"not only is it important for young people from all walks of life to see themselves represented in the pages of books, but it’s also important for all of us to engage with different ideas and points of view."  -@BarackObama Click to share on Twitter or repost on Threads

"the free, robust exchange of ideas has always been at the heart of American democracy."  -@BarackObama Click to share on Twitter or repost on Threads

"Today, some of the books that shaped my life — and the lives of so many others — are being challenged by people who disagree with certain ideas or perspectives." -@BarackObama  Click to share on Twitter or repost on Threads

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